Dr Teresa McCarty
Center for Indian Education, Arizona State University
Dr Teresa McCarty is the Alice Wiley Snell Professor of Education Policy Studies, Professor of Applied Linguistics and co-Director of the Center for Indian Education at Arizona State University. An educational anthropologist, she has been a curriculum developer, teacher, and coordinator of American Indian education programs at the local, state, and national levels. In the past, Professor McCarty has served as head of the Department of Language Reading and Culture, interim dean of the College of Education and co-director of the American Indian Language Development Institute at the University of Arizona. Professor McCarty’s research and teaching focus on Indigenous/language minority education, language education planning and policy, critical literacy studies, and ethnographic methods in education.